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Black Diamond

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Black Diamond

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Angie Stone

We gave it a B+

Think D’Angie, as in D’Angelo. On her alluring retro-soul bow, the Southern songstress pairs sensual R&B with tastefully lean production, allowing her raw emotion to roam free. The energy is distinctively female; Stone sings like a recovering victim of macho mistreatment. When she croons ”My sunshine has come” on ”No More Rain,” the illumination feels like a hard-won victory. B+